Feature Film: Earlier last year I had the great fortune to work on Aardman Animation’s new ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’. I can be heard playing 10 characters in the big screen adaptation of it’s enormously popular CBBC TV Series. It’s now available to buy on DVD and BLURAY …
I play the Maitre ‘D’ (see below), both Hair Stylists (bottom right), the Angry Panto Horse Men, the Golfer and a host of Hospital characters.
As the Awards Season starts in earnest, the film has so far been nominated for a Golden Globe, a BAFTA Film Award, a Children’s BAFTA Award and FIVE separate Annie Awards to name but a few! For up to date news head to my News Blog.
Television Special: Once again I find myself saying the wonderful words “I’ve worked with Aardman again!” This time on ‘Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas’, Shaun’s very first 30 minute Christmas Special.
I play Hector the head llama of a rather destructive trio of llamas!! Transmission for ‘The Farmer’s Llamas’ is Boxing Day at 6.10pm on BBC One and is repeated on New Years Day at 4.05 again on BBC One ….
Head to my News Blog for more info …
An extra special treat was that ‘The Farmer’s Llamas’ was chosen to feature on the front cover this years Christmas Radio Times!!
Radio Drama: I play Brother Tuck in this audio re-
STOP PRESS: After winning the BBC Audio Drama Awards in 2015, Spiteful Puppet have
once again been nominated for the 2016 awards (for the third consecutive year!) for
The awards will be given out on Sunday 31st January 2016 at the BBC Radio Theatre.
Audio Drama: I had the great thrill to be back in the Big Finish Productions studios recently to record a terrific new audio adventure called 'THE SONTARAN ORDEAL', featuring Classic Doctors (Paul McGann on this occasion) with monsters from the new series of ‘Doctor Who’.
It is with much delight that I can announce that I will be playing a SONTARAN called Ensign Stipe (more character details to come!).
An excellent cast, including Christopher Ryan, the first actor to portray a Sontaran in the new 'Doctor Who' era, the ageless Josette Simon from ‘Blake’s 7’ and Dan Starkey who plays the current clone batch of Sontarans on ‘Doctor Who’.
Head over to my News Blog for further info. Release is in 2016 …
‘Audio Drama: An audio version of ‘Gaslight’ for Fantom Films, I play Jack Manningham opposite Emilia Fox who plays Bella Manningham. Director was Dexter O’Neill.
Audio Books & Drama: Check CBeebies Radio on the BBC Website to listen to the many books I’ve read for them, including 24 ‘Horrid Henry’ Stories in when I created over 50 characters, many other individual children’s stories as well as recording the Third and Final Radio Series of ‘Big Cook, Little Cook’ with CBeebies TV favourites Big Cook Ben and Little Cook Small. Listen to my Demo Reel ...
Audio Drama: Here’s a range of productions I’ve been involved in with Big Finish who produce the rather excellent Audio Adventures of Doctor Who, now AVAILABLE TO BUY on CD or Digital Download. For more information Click here to go the special Big Finish Gallery or Listen to my Demo Reel ...
Radio Drama: After joining the cast of 'The Archers' to play Keith Horrobin, nearly three years ago, he is still languishing in prison.
After being found guilty of arson and corruption during the controversial ‘Farmageddon’
storyline culminating in him setting David and Ruth Archer’s barn alight, Keith was
also featured in Series 4 of ‘The Archers’ spin-
I often wonder what Keith’s been up to while he’s been enjoying his time at Her Majesty’s pleasure. Maybe he’s picked up some new skills that will be useful for when he gets out. He'll probably want to stay clear of the motor trade as his money troubles were a consequence of that. We will see …
I look forward to heading back to Ambridge and can’t wait to see what the future holds for him once his liberty is restored!
Click here for my News Blog …
Animated Short: ‘Papa’s Boy’ aka ‘Isan Poika’ a (3D) CGI Animated Film Short written & directed by Leevi Lemmetty, produced by Oscar Winners BreakThru Films and Ink and Light just missed out on an Oscar Nomination in the Best Animated Short category for the 2012 Awards. I provided All Character Voices for this stunning animation. I’ve also narrated the iPhone App Version of the original storybook.
I am very pleased to announce that it is available to BUY from iTunes as part of a special collection. ‘The Chopin Shorts: Kids’ is a collection of animations made by award winning directors, produced to accompany the Puppet Animation film 'The Magic Piano'.
Children’s TV Series: A repeat run of 'Little Prairie Dogs' on the CBeebies Channel has just finished. Check back soon for future transmission dates ... Over 10 magical episodes, we follow the adventures of two sets of young Prairie Dogs in New Mexico as they learn about life on the North American Prairies. I voiced all the male characters in this charming series, opposite the wonderful Kate Sachs (see right). Click here to check out the Official BBC ‘Little Prairie Dogs’ Website ... Listen to my Demo Reel ...
Animated Series: ‘Rex the Runt' Series 2 for Aardman Animations and the BBC: 13 Episodes
of Claymation Craziness is NOW AVAILABLE on iTunes. I created over 30 characters
alongside the Celebrity Guest Voices of: Jonathan Ross, Paul Merton, Arthur Smith,
Phil Jupitus, Graham Norton, Loyd Grossman. Click here for the Official Rex the Runt
section on the Aardman website. ‘Rex the Runt’ was created, directed and co-
Feature Film: Wonderful news, Aardman Animation’s ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ in which I voiced 10 characters, has been nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Feature category. The film lost out to Disney/Pixar’s ‘INSIDE OUT’ at the Golden Globes very recently but still has the chance of picking up a major award after being nominated for a BAFTA in a few weeks time (February 14th) as well as The Annies (the Animation Oscars) on February 6th and now of course the BIG ONE the Academy Awards on February 28th.
For more information about the film, scroll down my news posts, you can also head to my News Blog for the full lowdown …
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